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Table 1 Chronic diseases: rates of patient adherence to treatment regimens

From: Does route of administration affect the outcome of TNF antagonist therapy?

Disease Country Adherence rate (%)
Hypertension USA 51
  Gambia 27
Asthma Australia 27–43
HIV/AIDS Worldwide 37–83
Depression USA 40–70
Overall   ~ 50
  1. Data from the World Health Organization [10].